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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Signs Your Child May Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome Jun 22nd, 2020

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a troublesome gastrointestinal disorder that can have a significant impact on children and their families. A child with IBS often feels unwell and may experience a wide array of bothersome symptoms, such as gas, bloating, and frequent need to go to the bathroom. Children with...

Essential Tips for Helping Your Child Handle Chronic GI Problems at School Feb 29th, 2020

Many children with chronic gastrointestinal (GI) problems head to school each morning facing the challenge of managing their symptoms throughout the school day. Chronic GI conditions like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, and celiac disease cause uncomfortable symptoms that can create stress and interfere with your child’s education.  We’ve...

Treating Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis Feb 1st, 2020

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is usually caused by a food allergy, and it can affect your child’s ability to eat. Warning signs such as problems swallowing, weight loss, stomach pain, and reluctance to eat warrant a visit to a pediatric gastroenterologist. Eosinophilic esophagitis overview EoE is an allergic inflammatory disease of...

How to Tell if Your Baby Has a Feeding Problem Jan 1st, 2020

As parents guide their babies through new experiences, many challenges may arise. Sometimes it’s tricky to know the difference between normal hurdles that will pass quickly and problems that will benefit from professional guidance. Feeding problems can fit into both categories. Whether you’re introducing your baby to formula for the...

Poor Weight Gain Can Signal Celiac Disease in Children Dec 1st, 2019

From constipation to diarrhea, children are no strangers to digestive issues. Tummy issues in children can come and go, but some digestive problems require medical attention. Poor weight gain is often a sign that something more serious is to blame.  Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive condition that damages the...

6 Tips for Helping Kids Cope with Celiac Disease Nov 14th, 2019

When your child was first diagnosed with celiac disease, you may have been distraught or overwhelmed. Understandably, learning your child has to modify their diet for their entire life can be upsetting. But you should take comfort in the fact that your child was diagnosed early. Celiac disease is an...

When Does a Child's Constipation Require Medical Intervention? Oct 18th, 2019

Having children means that you often say or do things you may never have thought you would do as an adult. While you probably expected to sleep less, you may not have anticipated having serious or frequent discussions about bowel movements.  But, sure enough, once you have children, talking about...